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The Daily Dig

Nkisi Figure

Sunday, February 23, 2020 |
1:00PM - 1:15PM

a group of people listening to a curator talk about greek vases


Africa Galleries - Penn Museum


Part of the Daily Dig Program

One artifact. 15 minutes. Endless insight.

Guide Toby Schwait, Docent
Topic Nkisi Figure

The Penn Museum is home to remarkable objects and their powerful stories. Every day at 1:00 pm, dig into a 15-minute exploration of an extraordinary artifact. Gain deeper insights into its history, cultural context, caretaking, and more while you hear the unique perspectives of archaeologists, anthropologists, scientists, conservators, archivists, and other Museum specialists. After the talk, you are welcome to explore your questions with the presenter.